Lenovo has introduced a new range of gaming laptops at CES 2017. The Lenovo Legion series will launch with two 15.6-inch versions, the Y520 and the Y720, which will compete with the Acer Predator and ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) lines.
Both laptops are powered by 7th Gen Intel Core processors, with the i5-7300HQ appearing on the Y520 and the higher spec i7-7700HQ version reserved for the Y720 model. The Y720 also makes use of the stronger graphics card, featuring a (VR-ready) Nvidia GTX 1060 compared to the GTX 1050 found in the Y520.
The Lenovo Legion Y720 comes in an FHD (1080p) or 4K display version with multicolored keyboard backlight, while the Y520 arrives with an FHD resolution display with red keyboard backlight.
One of the standout features of the Y720 is its implementation of Dolby Atmos, an audio product which emulates a surround sound effect when playing games with headphones. Dolby Atmos, however, isn’t compatible with all games and necessitates that the game’s creator produce the audio with Atmos in mind.
The Y520 starts at $899.99 and will go on sale in February, while the Y720 will be available for $1,399.99 and above from April.